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Material Packer

Kelly Services
Indianapolis, IN 46202
**Material Packer**


Kelly Government Solutions is hiring for a material packer on a government contract with our customer in Indianapolis, IN. This assignment should last approximately one year, with a chance to be extended.

**Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ The Material Packer will perform tasks that are in alignment with the core logistics function of packing and shipping various types of material for movement or shipment by common carriers.

+ Material Packer tasking includes but is not limited to preserving, wrapping or cushioning, unit packing, blocking, bracing, marking and opening/unpacking. Cleans and/or performs repairs on reusable shipping containers.

+ Material Packers become proficient in material management processes, procedures, and industry best practices applicable to the protection and preservation of material from deterioration and/or physical damage.

+ They also utilize motorized material handling equipment such as Powered Industrial Vehicles (fork-truck, electric scooter, etc.), electric or manual pallet jack, carts, semi-lives with T-Handle and other similar material handling equipment; material packers also serve as spotters for material packers and material handlers.

+ Uses calculators, tape measure and/or mathematic formulas to determine the correct size of packaging materials needed to fabricate a required pack and to determine weight, dimensions and cubic feet of pack.

+ Utilizes various electrical or mechanical equipment to perform core logistics tasking.

+ Equipment can include: handheld, rotary or impulse sealers; saws, drills, box making machines, foam-in-place machines, label printers, RF scanners, hoists, tape machines, scales, stencil machines, shrink wrap machines, and other similar equipment.

+ Fabricates cushioning, bags, barriers, cartons and wood crates for the storage, hand-carry and/or shipment of materials, property or misc. items.

+ Performs and records testing of packaging materials as required per applicable all State, Federal, and DOD, government or company regulations or standards.

+ Opens/closes containers, cartons, wood crates, bundles, or other similar items using hand tools such as steel cutters, crow bars, claw hammer, drills, knives, tapes, nails, glues, screws, and/or banding materials, or other similar hand tools.

+ Ensures all required equipment is in proper working condition and preventative maintenance has been performed before and after use.

+ Loads material/property on trucks, vans, trailers or other similar vehicles. Installs strapping, blocking, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit.

+ Loads and unloads material onto or off pallets, trays, racks, carts, shelves or other similar staging and movement equipment; the method of movement can be: manual physical movement, fork-truck, electric or manual pallet jack, lift-carts and overhead hoists or cranes.

+ Identifies and reports any obvious damage to materials and property in the work area.

+ Identifies and validates material and property identification and quantities against documentation and/or systems information; this task will be done at the onset of a task as well as throughout each step of the functional task.

+ Records and/or updates various internal and external logs, forms, and documentation; this will also include transactional input into various internal and external systematic records.

+ Attaches identifying tags, markings, and labeling to material, property, handling, staging, storage and shipment containers or receptacles.

+ Follows verbal instructions and/or reads documentation accompanying materials or property in order to determine what tasking is required to process, pack, or move the items.

+ Utilizes various electrical or mechanical equipment to perform Core Logistics tasking; equipment can include: handheld, rotary or impulse sealers; saws, drills, box making machines, foam-in-place machines, label printers, RF scanners, hoists, tape machines, scales, stencil machines, shrink wrap machines, and other similar equipment.

**Additional Details:**

+ Performs safety walks and general cleanup of LAM areas to include: removing trip hazards, broken damaged containers, or damaged pallets; breaking down and disposing of empty boxes, and identifying and reporting potential hazards.

+ May perform as a member or leader of a functional and/or cross-functional team.

+ The above lists are not inclusive and other tasking may be assigned and tools provided as required to fulfill work requirements.


+ Work experience in logistics functions of packing, and/or shipping and forklift operations.

+ Ability to read, write and comprehend written or verbal instructions.

+ Ability to lift weight in accordance with current OSHA, Bureau of Labor Standards, and organization recommendations and guidelines.

Please email Drew Rogers at or Justin Swearengin at if you are interested, and well set up a quick phone interview to discuss further.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.

**About Kelly** ****

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. Were always thinking about whats next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.


Posted: 2020-07-17 Expires: 2020-08-17

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